# NAT – IE Quantitative Reasoning (Pre-Engineering)

NAT- IE is for the students of Pre-Engineering group. NAT-IE is acknowledged for admissions for Bachelor programs in Engineering and furthermore for admissions to different programs.

**Quantitative Reasoning Sample Questions**

41. Three partners shared the profit in a business in the ratio 5 : 7 : 8. They had partnered for 14 months,

8 months and 7 months respectively. What was the ratio of their investments?

a) 5 : 7 : 8

b) 20:49:64

c) 38:28:21

d) None

42. The average temperature for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday was 40C. The average for Thursday,

Friday and Saturday was 41C. If temperature on Saturday was 42C, what was the temperature on

Wednesday?

a) 39 C

b) 44 C

c) 38 C

d) 41 C

43. Interest obtained on a sum of Rs. 5000 for 3 years is Rs. 1500. Find the rate percent.

a) 8%

b) 9%

c) 10%

d) 11%

44. Three numbers are in ratio 1:2:3 and HCF is 12. The numbers are:

a) 12,24,36

b) 11,22,33

c) 12,24,32

d) 5,10,15

45. 1.14 expressed as a per cent of 1.9 is:

a) 6%

b) 10%

c) 60%

d) 90%

**Answers**

**(41) 20:49:64**

**(42) 39 C**

**(43) 11%**

**(44) 12,24,36**

**(45) 60%**

46.If 2/3 of A=75% of B=0.6 of C, then A:B:C is

a) 2:3:3

b) 3:4:5

c) 4:5:6

d) 9:8:10

47. A sells an article to B at a profit of 10% B sells the article back to A at a loss of 10%. In this transaction:

a) A neither losses nor gains

b) A makes a profit of 11%

c) A makes a profit of 20%

d) B loses 20%

48.The ratio between the perimeter and the breadth of a rectangle is 5 : 1. If the area of the rectangle is

216 sq. cm, what is the length of the rectangle?

a) 16 cm

b) 18 cm

c) 24 cm

d) Data inadequate

e) None of these

49. What is the probability of getting a sum 9 from two throws of a dice?

a) 1/6

b) 1/8

c) 1/9

d) 1/12

50. A hall is 15 m long and 12 m broad. If the sum of the areas of the floor and the ceiling is equal to the

sum of the areas of four walls, the volume of the hall is:

a) 720

b) 900

c) 1200

d) 1800

**Answers**

**(46) 9:8:10**

**(47) A makes a profit of 11%**

**(48) 18 cm**

**(49) 1/9**

**(50) 1200**